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The Netgear CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem is down to $45 on Amazon if you clip the on-page coupon. The street price for this cable modem is around $60. Although it does drop below $60 often, it has never dropped below $50 through a direct price drop. That makes $45 one of the best prices ever for this cable modem.

We always recommend buying your own cable modem to avoid the rental fees major ISPs charge. And the CM500 is a great machine to do that with because it's a modern device capable of handling some of the fastest plans available.

With DOCSIS 3.0 and 16x4 channel bonding, the CM500 is capable of speeds up to 680Mbps. It's compatible with Windows and Mac and works with every major browser. It works with every major ISP, too, including Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Charter, and others.

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Netgear provides a one-year limited warranty.

If $45 is just too much, or maybe you'd prefer a two-year warranty instead of one, TP-Link has a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem on sale for $35 right now. The biggest difference between these is the TP-Link caps out at 100Mbps. If your plan's cap goes higher than that, you'll want the CM500 for the extra speed.

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